Chandina Chap. Radio and Communication Manager, Center for Justice and Reconciliation, Phnom Penh. Uses radio to educate listeners about social, legal and other national issues. Topic: Role of broadcast media in Cambodia.
Li Jun. Investigative reporter, Southern Metropolis Daily, Guangzhou. Writes on Taiwan and other issues. Also works on media and gender issues. Topic: Governance in China and Singapore.
Amitava Gupta. Senior sub-editor, Anandabazar Patrika, Kolkata. Economics writer, focusing on physical and social infrastructure. Topic: Private education.
Karan Jajati. Orissa Bureau chief, CNN-IBN, Bhubaneswar. Helped launched the Orissa bureau of this CNN franchise. Topic: Is excellent journalism bad business?
Arabaiyah Satriani. Journalist, formerly with Republika, Jakarta. Completing her Masters at Griffith University, Brisbane, in December. Topic: Islamic banking in Singapore and representation of Islam in Singapore.
Agnes Winarti. Journalist, Jakarta Post, Jakarta. Currently on the sports desk and has also covered national and business issues. Topic: Sports development in Singapore.
Niki Cheong. Deputy editor, R.AGE, Star Publications, Kuala Lumpur. Writes and edits for a weekly youth section in the Star, and runs its social media initiatives. Topic: Journalists’ use of social media.
Bhuwan Sharma. Op-ed page editor, Republica National Daily. Writes on Nepalese politics. Topic: Media in repressive regimes.
Rizwana Naqvi. Editor, the Review, Dawn, Karachi. Writes on social, health and gender issues, and edits the Review section. Topic: Climate change and gender.
Regina Bengco. Senior reporter, Malaya Business Insight, Manila. Covers the Philippines President, labour, business and other economic issues. Topic: Libel laws and online media.
Serene Luo. Journalist, The Straits Times. Youth beat reporter and deputy to the editor of The Straits Times Schools publications. Topic: engaging young readers.
Darshana Ashoka Kumara. News journalist, Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, Colombo. Covers defence, politics, development and other issues. Topic: Mass media and cultural capital in post-conflict Sri Lanka.
Nguyen Thi Minh Huong. Head domestic opinion page, Viet Nam News. Writes on gender and development. Topic: Marital rape